tv CNN Newsroom CNN April 5, 2013 10:00am-11:00am PDT
>> see you. more fallout from the basketball scandal at rutgers university. we are awaiting a news conference from the school this hour. and stocks on wall street are down this hour. it is reaction to this morning's job report. a live report from the new york stock exchange. and a federal judge rules the morning after pill can now be sold to women and girls of any age without a prescription. this "cnn newsroom" and i'm suzanne malveaux. up first here, more trouble for the men's basketball program at rutgers university. assistant coach now has resigned stepping down after espn aired video of head coach mike rice throwing balls at players heads and shouting homophobic slurs. well, rice was fired. any minute now a news conference held by the university president and the chair of the board of governors set to begin at the
school. we're going to go live as soon as it starts. pamela brown, she is in -- tell us what to expect out of the news conference. do we think there's going to be more fallout? >> caller: we . >> reporter: well, i think we're going to learn more about his future here at university. we just moments ago received the resignation letter from tim addressed to the university president. and in that letter he says i write in confirmation of our conversation earlier today during which we agree that it was in the best interests of rutgers university that i step down from my position as director of intercollegiate athletics. i do so reluctantly because i always have and always will love rutgers. i want to thank the people who have supported me throughout the years as a student athlete and athletic director and help them understand my reasoning and this situation. he goes onto say my continued
tenure is no longer sustainable for the university which i attended and where a piece of me will always remain. so of course we hope to learn more about this decision when this press conference begins here, suzanne, in just about 15 minutes from now. but of course this is at least the third casualty after the release of the video showing head basketball coach mike rice hitting, grabbing, kicking his players and using gay slurs. if that happened -- that video was released tuesday, wednesday less than 24 hours later we find out mike rice is fired. and also you mentioned that the assistant basketball coach resigned. and now we are learning, suzanne, it appears that athletic director tim perneti is resigning. he's been with the university since 2009. he is credited with being instrumental in moving rutgers from the big east to the big ten. this happened -- those negotiations happened during the same time that he was made aware of the video showing mike rice's
behavior and made that decision in december that rice would be suspended and not fired. some sports analysts believe that perhaps the negotiations may have played a factor in that decision. of course we hope to learn more in just a few moments from now and we'll bring you the very latest. >> pamela, real quick, is there anybody else who could get caught up in all of this? anybody else who might lose their job over this scandal? >> reporter: well, we hope to find out at today's press conference, suzanne, if in fact more people have been resigned that we don't even know about. there is mounting pressure on the university president to step down. in fact, at least 50 faculty members here at rutgers have sent a letter to the boshd of governors asking for his resignation. that's a big question that looms, will more heads roll, we will let you know. >> all right. pamela, we'll get back to you as
soon as that news conference starts. set to start some time live in the hour. we'll get right to you. we're also following this. this is a disappointing jobs report driving stocks down today. right now the dow jones down about 100 points. labor department saying hiring slowed to a crawl in mashlrch. economy added just 88,000 jobs in march. bring in alison kosik at the new york stock exchange. what were people expecting? was it anything close to what economists were expecting? >> that's why you're seeing the selloff right now. the dow down 109 points because it was so far from what expectations were. the expectation was it would have been 100,000 more jobs than that. the actual number was 190,000. so obviously it fell very short of those expectations. what it says is that the job market and the economy, suzanne, could be headed for a spring slump. in fact, fed chief ben bernanke
cautioned that this is possible and which tends to happen in the labor market anyway especially after all those temporary holiday jobs are cleared off the payrolls. but here's the reason we're worried about this report today. while, yes, we have been expecting a possible slump in the spring, it's happening before the full impact of the government's forced budget cuts have trickled down. we haven't yet fully felt those spending cuts yet. and you can see that in the number of government jobs that were lost in march. i say only lightly but only 7,000. you compare that to government job losses in february that was 14,000. and 9,000 job losses in the government sector in january. so this just may be scratching the tip of the iceberg as far as what we can expect to see going forward knowing that the spending cuts have yet to really go into effect. >> and, alison, explain to us about the unemployment rate here. it did fall to 7.6%, but that doesn't necessarily indicate that that is good news this go-round. >> exactly. because the unemployment rate went down for the wrong reason.
over 600,000 people actually left the labor force. they just threw up their hands and said i'm not looking for work anymore. they gave up looking for work altogether. so they're not included when the number of people in the labor pool are counted. they're not counted in that number. so that unemployment rate you see dip from 7.7% to 7.6% it's reflective of a smaller group of people in the mix. and that has the labor force participation rate at its lowest level since the late '70s. the number of long-term unemployed, that number refuses to go down. 4.6 million people. they've been out of work for six months or longer. and the problem with that is the longer you're out of work, the harder it is to get a job. that means fewer people spending money going shopping, buying a house, buying a car, that hits spending. and that of course hits the broader economy. so you see how the jobs picture how those job numbers really affect the broader economy, suzanne. >> all right. alison, thank you. appreciate it. the white house of course is trying to put a positive spin on the weak jobs report.
it's not surprising there. the administration pointing to 37 straight months of job growth and 6.5 million jobs that are added during that time. well, officials they do admit however there's still a lot of work that's got to be done here on the economy. the white house is now saying the recovery was gaining traction before those forced spending cuts went into effect. and congress should replace the cuts with the balanced deficit reduction. well, startling health care decision now from a federal judge in brooklyn. he's ordered that the fda make the morning after pill available over the counter to people of any age. this move reverses an obama administration decision requiring girls under 17 to get a prescription for the pill. i want to bring in our elizabeth cohen. elizabeth, explain to us first of all remind us what the morning after pill does. why is this so controversial? >> it's so controversial because it is a popular medicine, it is used as you would expect the morning after.
have unprotected intercourthouse frid -- intercourse, you take it that day although it does work for several days, what happened is the obama administration said a couple years ago if you're under 17 you need a prescription. and what this judge is say, huh-uh, there's no reason for that. it's just as safe and works just as well for younger girls. >> so why did this judge overturn this? because it seems like it is a very significant move. >> it is a very significant move. he said, look, the fda is supposed to look at this from a medical point of view. is this drug safe? and is it effective? so safe and effective for girls under the age of 17. same way that it's safe and effective for older girls and women. you don't get to play morality police here. you don't get to say, well, we don't like the fact that 12-year-olds are having sex. huh-uh, that's not what the fda does. the fda can only look at the medical aspects. and that's why this judge he was scathing in this decision. he said that the obama administration has been arbitrary, capricious and
unreasonable when it kept this away from younger girls. >> are there any medical risks for younger girls? there are people concerned about that. >> no more so than for older girls. it can cause headaches, nausea, other side effects like that, but that would be true of a 16-year-old, 26-year-old, 36-year-old. that's why this judge said you got to make it available to everybody over the counter. make it available to older women, make it available to younger women. it's interesting because the obama administration didn't argue with that but they said can younger girls understand the label? will they know how to use this? the judge said, look, we make drugs available to people of any age. if the 10-year-old can go in and buy an aspirin, she should be able to buy this too. >> when will this actually take effect? fairly soon? >> it's supposed to take effect very soon, in 30 days. so just in a month from now. but there's always the possibility that the federal government is going to ask for a stay or appeal this in some way and that would prolong it. >> elizabeth, thank you.
fascinating story. of course the question whether or not the judge's ruling what does it mean for the obama administration? earlier we talked to our legal analyst jeffrey toobin who says the judge certainly not happy with the white house. >> this is a 59-page opinion by judge edward cormin in brooklyn court. it is so scathing. it is such an attack on the health and human services department for bowing to the pressure of conservatives. this isn't bowing to the pressure of liberals. this is bowing to the pressure of conservatives to limit access to plan b. >> american college of obstetricians and gynecologists recommended last year that all oral contraceptives be sold over-the-counter. take a look at this, surveillance video, this is from the honolulu airport in hawaii. a woman barging into a security checkpoint area and attacks a tsa agent. well, an agent now in trouble. a california police officer jumped the barrier, body slams
the attacker. the hero cop justin rogers was waiting to go through the body scanner on his way back from vacation when he heard all the commotion. here's how he responded. >> a police officer or not, the woman was being assaulted. she was defenseless. had her arms up. trying to defend herself. and somebody really needed to help her. and luckily i was close enough to be able to help her out. >> here's what the tsa has to say about what rogers did. he says his actions coupled with the quick response by airport security ensured the integrity of the airport's sterile area was maintained minimizing disruptions to the traveling public. here's also what we're working on for this hour. president obama taking some heat for a remark he made about california's attorney general. and final four in atlanta this weekend right next door to cnn. but basketball's not the only entertainment on tap. we're going to bring you all of it up next.
[ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs.
call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay -- expenses that could really add up. these kinds of plans could save you up to thousands
in out-of-pocket costs... you'll be able choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. and you never need referrals. so don't wait. with all the good years ahead, look for the experience and commitment to go the distance with you. call now to request your free decision guide. this easy-to-understand guide will answer some of your questions, and help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that's right for you. shaq 1, pain 0. [ male announcer ] new icy hot advanced patch with 50% more medicine. pain over. first lady michelle obama misspoke about her role as a mom. it happened in an interview at a
television station in vermont. >> me, as a busy single mother -- i shouldn't say single, as a busy mother, sometimes you know when you've got a husband who's president, it can feel single. but he's there. but as a busy working mom, and before coming to the white house i was in that position, you know, as well. >> always a busy working mom. social media abuzz over some comments the president made. he was at a fundraiser in california yesterday when he complimented state attorney general kamala harris. he called her dedicated, tough, brilliant and by far the best looking attorney general in the country. the president's taking some heat for that remark. one blogger suggesting he needs gender sensitivity training. earlier today our own political contributors ana navarro and donna brazile weighed in. >> i think it was a slow day and found one little line in a statement he made.
he was joking. he knows kamala very well. they are long-time friends. she is someone that i'm sure is under consideration at some point if she decides to leave her job as attorney general for the state of california to work in washington, d.c. >> double standard. i can tell you something. if mitt romney had ever said about for example my a.g. ime employed the finest looking a.g. there ever was, i think a lot of hell would have broken loose. women who cry sexism when other things happen are giving president obama a free pass. >> yeah. the president and kamala harris know each other well and are good family friends and professional as well. we'll see where this controversy actually goes. just ahead in "cnn newsroom," kfc bringing a big change to the menu, one that might make you wonder what would the colonel say. a new property tax cap... and the lowest middle class income tax rate in 60 years...
and a billion dollars in tax breaks and incentives. new opportunities for business. over 250,000 new private sector jobs were created over the last two years. and 17 straight months of job growth. with the most private sector jobs ever. lower taxes, new incentives, new jobs, now that's news. to grow or start your business in the new new york visit thenewny.com great first gig! let's go! party! awwwww... arigato! we are outta here! party...... finding you the perfect place, every step of the way. hotels.com nehey!r! [squeals] ♪
zain asher taking us to the real deal on the chicken out of new york. zain, i don't know if you know this about me but everybody knows this about me, i love fried chicken. >> oh, you do? >> i love fried chicken. so give me the skinny. what's happening with the chicken? >> well, yeah, it's going to be happening april 14th. and it's huge. they're going to boneless. i spoke to spokespeople from kfc and said this might be one of the biggest branding decisions the company has made since it started in 1952. basically what they want to do, suzanne, is to appeal to younger people. they want convenience, they want the option of eating on the move, eating on the go in their car. you have to remember as well that kfc has been struggling just slightly, right? the profit of its parent company yum brands was down 12% at the end of last year. other fast food companies like pop eye and chick-fil-a eating into their market. this is a serious attempt to revamp itself. earlier i spoke to a brand expert who said that this is an evolution, not a revolution.
>> i think it makes a lot of sense for them. and i don't think it's the first time that they've, you know, revamped their brand to be more in line with consumer trends. they actually started as kentucky fried chicken, if you remember in 1991 they changed their name to kfc. so for me it's very much a brand move that's really just trying to be in line with the times. >> so, you know, all about being in line with times. i also want to mention they've also started selling recently grilled chicken. the whole idea is to expand. they want to use boneless chicken to appeal to younger consumers, suzanne. >> zain, the secret recipe, it's not the same, right? without the bone and everything inside, i mean, really? >> i know. but they are going to be offering chicken on the bone as well. you don't have to worry about that disappearing. and they do particularly well in that area. kfc has 38% market share among fast food chains that do offer chicken on the bone. they're not going to get rid of
that. they want to expand it into boneless. you'll get the best of both worltds basically. >> all right. i'll keep going. zain, thank you very much. appreciate it. former enron ceo could be getting out of prison early actually. you might recall he was convicted in the biggest corporate fraud case in u.s. history. skilling isn't scheduled to be released for another 15 years, but the justice department is considering a new sentencing agreement with him. that is because an appeals court decided that his original sentence was done under improper guidelines. skilling got a 24-year sentence, that was back in 2006. he was convicted of fraud, conspiracy, insider trading and lying to auditors. so, could this woman be the next chairman of the federal reserve? the 100-year-old fed, while it's never been led by a woman. the word on the street is janet yellin is a front runner for ben bernanke's job. she currently is the vice chairman of the federal reserve. and bernanke has not said one way or another whether or not he
is stepping down. but after eight years on the job he is widely expected to call it quits when the second term ends in january. president obama may be ready to make a deal. he is unveiling his budget, that's going to happen next week. and some of the proposed cuts might make some of the republicans happy. we have a live report from the white house just ahead. tdd#: 0 opportunities are waiting to be found in faraway places. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 markets on the rise. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 companies breaking through. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 endless possibilities. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with schwab, i search the globe for the big movers. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i can trade in 30 different markets tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 to help me seize opportunities, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 potentially better returns and new ways to diversify. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 to get an edge, i use schwab's global research. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 they give me equity ratings on foreign stocks tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 based on things like fundamentals, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 momentum and risk. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i also have access to independent firms tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like ned davis research and economist intelligence unit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and with my schwab global account, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i can trade directly online in top markets tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 in their local currencies-- when the markets are open.
tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus, their global specialists are on call around the clock. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 there's a world of winners out there. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and now i have a better shot at finding them. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 now get our best global offer! tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 trade commission-free online through september 2013 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 when you open a schwab global account. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 call 1-800-924-0868.
want to go directly to rutgers university. this is the president of the college speaking after the scandal, of course the tape that came out that really snarled the athletic director as well as the coach of the basketball team after abuse that was found on that videotape against some of the basketball players. let's listen in. >> -- that i had the opportunity to witness personally for the first time what tim had seen last fall. i was deeply disturbed by the behavior the video revealed, which was much more abusive and pervasive than i had understood it to be. as tim acknowledged wednesday, his decision to rehabilitate rather than fire coach rice was wrong. while i applaud tim for his frank self-assessment, it is clear to me and to everyone who has seen this video recently
just how egregious the offenses were and how out of keeping with the rutgers community's values they were. at the time, the legal team advising tim and me agreed that the decision we made was within the bounds of reasonableness. i should add here today as of yesterday interim senior vice president and general council john wolf has resigned from his leadership position. tim pernetti is a sincere and honest man. he's a skilled athletic director with many strengths. he has had and made a number of decisions that have positioned rutgers athletics well and played a leading role in the negotiations that have brought rutgers into the big ten. i believe he always had the good of rutgers and its student athletes in mind in every decision he's made including his decision today.
as i said, this mutual decision is in the best interest of rutgers. and we will learn from this situation going forward. i respect tim's decision to step down. and i sincerely wish him well. i will be moving to appoint an interim athletic director in the coming days. that concludes my statement. i am now going to read to you at tim's request the letter that he has posted to the community that's recently gone up on the scarlet knights website. it will be available to you all. what i'm reading now are tim's words. this is his letter of resignation to me. i write in confirmation of our conversation earlier today during which we agreed that it was in the best interest of rutgers university that i step down from my position as director of intercollegiate athletics. i do so reluctantly because i
always have and always will love rutgers. i want to thank the people who have supported me throughout my years as a student athlete and an athletic director and help them understand my reasoning in this situation. my continued tenure as athletic director is no longer sustainable for the university which i attended and where a piece of me will always remain. in connection with the incidents involving former basketball coach mike rice, as was the case with all other matters which i've handled on behalf of the university, i always tried to do my best to do what was right. i have spent a great deal of time reflecting on the events which led to today. as you know, my first instincts when i saw the videotape of coach rice's behavior was to fire him immediately. however, rutgers decided to
follow a process involving university lawyers, human resource personnel and professionals and outside council. following review of the independent investigative report, the consensus was that university policy would not justify dismissal. i have admitted my role and my regret for that decision. and i wish that i had the opportunity to go back and overwrite it for the sake of everyone involved. i trust that my tenure at rutgers will not be judged by this one incident. i am proud of my efforts to lead rutgers into the big ten. and of all the accomplishments of our student athletes, in the classroom and on the field of play, i want to thank our great fans, the hardest working staff in collegiate athletics and every one of our fine athlete students. it has been my great pleasure to serve my alma mater.
and it's signed tim pernetti, class of 1993. as you know, i serve at the pleasure of the board. i do not have a contract with any term. >> the fallout continues there at rutgers. that is three people who are now out because of that videotape that surfaced showing the head coach abusing some of the players there. steve overmyer far the president of the university saying that three people now are out because of that tape. we will continue to follow this story and see if there's anymore fallout from this controversy. president obama's going to try again to reach a deal with republicans to reduce the deficit, but the budget he's going to release next week might not go over so well with some democrats. administration officials say the president is going to propose changes to social security along with $400 billion in medicare savings over ten years. so, that is likely to upset some
of the democrats, those in his own party, who don't actually want to see those kinds of changes to the program. dan lothian's at the white house. dan, talk about this. he has a real delicate balancing act here. clearly there's something that's got to be done. republicans say and even some democrats say something's got to happen for social security and medicare in order to balance the budget and to reduce the deficit. >> reporter: that's right. but a lot of critics will say look back through several years ago when the president said that social security was something that he would not touch. it was part of the overall, you know, negotiations that the president had with john boehner that failed last year. entitlement programs, something that republicans really wanted to get touched because they felt like that was the only way that you could really judge a real compromise. the president had to compromise on entitlement programs if he wanted to get anything else. so that's what the president is
trying to do here. he wants to offer up these cuts to entitlement programs, but also there's a caveat that he'll only do that if he can get new taxes. and that's something that republicans have resisted and will continue to resist, suzanne. >> all right. dan, we're going to be following it very closely. always good to see you. thank you, dan. actress lynn whitfield, she's the star of the big and small screen. now she's hitting the stage playing the role of the mother of legendary singer marvin gaye. she's going to talk with us about the singer's controversial death and much more. she's joining us here right here in the studio up next. it's delicious. so now we've turned her toffee into a business. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to legalzoom.com today and make your business dream a reality.
at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. an8% every 10 years.age 40,m we can start losing muscle -- wow. wow. but you can help fight muscle loss with exercise and ensure muscle health. i've got revigor. what's revigor? it's the amino acid metabolite, hmb to help rebuild muscle and strength naturally lost over time. [ female announcer ] ensure muscle health has revigor and protein to help protect, preserve, and promote muscle health. keeps you from getting soft. [ major nutrition ] ensure. nutrition in charge!
singer, song writer, marvin gaye seen here performing at motown in 1983. one year after that the artist whose music addressed everything from poverty to politics, he was shot and killed in his parents home by his own father. now his story, his life story, comes to stage. "my brother marvin" based on the memoir of gaye's younger sister. we have lynn whitfield joining us playing the role of gaye's mother in this production. so nice to see you. >> so nice seeing you. louisiana roots. >> i know. we are probably related somewhere along the line. tell me about this role. you play the mother. >> i play alberta gaye in the story of "my brother marvin." and we take a look at some of the dysfunction of the family, the love in the family, the addictions in the family. and it kind of puts a mirror up to any normal family where there
are problems. unfortunately, this ended in a very dramatic demise of a great musical icon. >> he was amazing. he was absolutely extraordinary. >> yes. >> and you go through all of that. what are some of the highlights of this production? i mean, what do you get? what did you learn about marvin gaye? >> you see -- often we see the artist and the result of the art, but very seldom do we actually see the life behind, the family behind that was involved in creating this complex, talented personality that created work that effects the world forever. this iconic guy. so you see the love of the mother and father. the sort of competition and jealousy between the father and marvin. the humility that he had, that he really had a spiritual relationship and saw early in his life that he would be a big star. everybody would be calling his name. fall in love with him early. you know, it's like seeing the child in marvin gaye the way we
got to see, you know, michael jackson or something. >> sure. sure. explain for our viewers who might not be familiar with the story, what was that relationship between marvin and his father? i mean, you play the role -- >> there was a lot of love. but at the same time there was a sense of intimidation that the father had from him. he was minister, marvin ended up being addicted to drugs. it was a competition. and often you see it in fathers and sons and mothers and daughters a sense of, you know, who's better. i made you. >> sure. sure. >> i made myself. that whole competitive -- >> and, lynn, you do something else. you and i have seen each other many times in political circles. you're a big person in the obama world, the obama campaign and
white house. >> i call myself like a citizen who's participating because now it's the obama white house. and you know that saying if you don't stand for something, you fall for anything? >> sure. >> so i decided a while back that it's best to participate and let people know who work for us, namely our senators, our representatives, our president. you know, what our needs are. and to be a team player. so i have loved going around this country being a surrogate and bumping into amazing people like you at conventions. >> i got a quick question for you before i let you go. would you ever get into politics yourself? >> oh, no. no. my opinions are too -- i don't want to extend a red cape but i will support the people i believe in with the policies i believe in to go out there and help to make a difference. >> lynn, good to see you as always. we'll be watching for your production as well. >> you, come and see the play. >> absolutely. thanks again, lynn. and it is final four
weekend. that is right. this weekend thousands now flocking here to atlanta not just for the games but also for the big entertainment. we've got big names including the zac brown band, dave matthews and staind up next. all the details. uhh, it's my geico insurance id card, sir. it's digital, uh, pretty cool right? maybe. you know why i pulled you over today? because i'm a pig driving a convertible? tail light's out.. fix it. digital insurance id cards. just a click away with the geico mobile app.
after 15 emmys, four golden globes, what are we going to expect next? our own jake tapper sat down with the show's creator to find out. >> it's been a long ten months since we left don draper at the bar. but this sunday millions will return to the offices of sterling cooper price for the season six premier of "mad men" on amc. series creator matthew winer invited us to come early. >> so this is going to be the second to last season. >> yes. >> going well. doesn't seem any compelling reason to end it any time soon, for me anyway. >> i feel like, you know, first of all, it's exhausting. i need a break. but the reality of it is is that the show has a life span. it is mortal. and you really want to end it before you've exceeded the ability to tell a story.
>> heavy drinking, heavy petting and heavy drama kept viewers tuned into a bygone era of boy's clubs. >> how worried or concerned are you when you're writing for your women characters about them not just being joan and megan and peggy, but them being symbolic of women in general? >> that's a really good question. i don't want the characters to ever be symbolic in general. did women have it harder? yes. were there women pioneers? yes. were there exceptions to every rule? yes. how did someone succeed in that world? i think the show resonates because things are not that different. i don't want to give a history lesson. i want people to know that these people could be their mother. >> but the dark heart of "mad men" is mysterious,
womanizing "mad men" don draper. >> is this what the show is about? >> i think it's a big part of his life, yeah. and the ambiguity of that statement after we've seen this man having found love and seeming less alone, i think you know there's an existential quality of his as a hero. >> i don't want to know how don draper dies, but if the show is about this existential question, am i alone, can i ever be happy? those questions, there needs to be a hint at the end about -- >> i am going to try to use the machinery of my show to give a satisfying ending. >> of course we can't talk about the new season of "mad men" without mentioning the worst kept secret in town. parts of the new season include shots in hawaii. let the speculation begin. jake tapper, cnn, washington.
s. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed: the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'.
#%tia[he regular life. and you wouldn't have it any other way.e. but your erectile dysfunction - you know, that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis.
side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. if you have any sudden decrease or loss in hearing or vision, or if you have any allergic reactions such as rash, hives, swelling of the lips, tongue or throat, or difficulty breathing or swallowing, stop taking cialis and get medical help right away. ask your doctor about cialis for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. jimmy fallon replacing jay leno on "tonight show." david letterman is all over it. and he spoofed us in his newscast last night. check it out. >> now, here's maybe shet e shed a little light on the topic a special report on the "late show" shakeup from cnn everybody. >> it's official, jay leno will depart the "tonight show" in
2014 and be replaced by jimmy fallon. after a brief retirement, jay will return to replace jimmy in 2015, then seth myers will replace jay in 2019 before jay where he is expected to remain until he dies. suzanne malveaux, cnn. >> really? innischelle turner, that doesn' sound anything like me. >> reporter: he didn't spoof us, he spoofed you. and can i call you suzanne now? i'll call you suzanne for the rest of this live show. >> i thought that was great. that was really funny. just the whole thing. yeah, i guess they got us in on the joke, as well. and this is a great weekend. i am so excited about march madness. you're right outside the building. tell us who is here first of
all. final four. >> reporter: well, first of all, if i talked really loud, you could probably hear me without the microphone because i'm literally just steps from you. i'm in centennial park in atlanta. and we have the final four, the games going on at the georgia dome where this is the party going on here. and take a look, first of all, you can hear behind me the sound check going on. the doors here open at 3:00 and this is set up for a good time. out of everything that's going on here, what do i see? the sangria stand and italian ice stand. i don't know what that says about me. but there's a huge free concert going on all weekend. tonight we have zac brown band who is really great. and they will come on. saints of valerie will also play. but on saturday, that's when it really starts to ramp up out here. ludacris who everybody in atlanta and all over the country for that matter loves, flo rida
and muse. on sunday, though, this is one of the best days i think in music that atlanta's probably seen in a while. sting is taking the stage, dave matthew, grace potter. and did i mention that this is a free concert? so you can come out and listen to the top names all weekend for free. they expect about 150,000 people to come out here for this concert this weekend. and it's going to be packed. we all know that it's going to be busy around here. but it should be a lot of fun. listen to this. they sound great. >> as awesome as this shot that we have of you, we see you in the middle of the park there. from our vantage point from the building, we can see exactly where you are. any celebrity sightings so far?
aren't only celebrity i spotted this morning, in the makeup room, this lady named suzanne malveaux. and i tell you what, i was star struck when i saw her. >> flattery whether get you everywhere. everywhere. thank you. >> reporter: i try. >> this is going to be a great weekend. of course final four here in atlanta. thank you so much. it will be a lot of fun. and of course you have to remember kevin ware, really the one who is the star, the standout here, broke his leg so severely over the weekend that his bone came through the skin. well, he is recovering well. he is recovering well. he's taking his injury in stride. we have seen him thanking all of his fans and his team, as well. and last night, he appeared on david letterman to count down the top ten reactions to the injury. check it out. >> number nine. >> i hope this doesn't leave a bruise. >> number eight.
>> hey, look, my tibia. >> number four. >> tape it up, coach, i'm staying in. >> and the number one thought going through kevin ware's mind at the moment of the broken leg -- >> at least my brag is not busted. a back stage pass to the final four, cnn all access at the final four with rachel nichols starting saturday afternoon at 3:00 eastern. no lunch for you. middle school kids now ordered to throw out their food because the meal cards are actually negative. we'll talk about that next. and those are my final four picks. now over to you charles???? sir charles' single miles card
left him blacked out. he's coming to us from home. that's gotta be traveling. now instead of covering the final four, he's stuck covering fourth graders. brick! bobby is 1 for 36. mikey? he keeps taking these low-percentage shots. and julio? i don't know what julio's doing. next time get the capital one venture card and fly any airline any time. what's in your wallet? can you get me mr. baldwin's autograph? get lost, kid. with the innovating and the transforming and the revolutionizing. it's enough to make you forget that you're flying five hundred miles an hour on a chair that just became a bed. you see, we're doing some changing of our own. ah, we can talk about it later. we're putting the wonder back into air travel, one innovation at a time. the new american is arriving. how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us.
we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed: the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ to enjoy all of these years.
outrage over students denied lunch. officials at a middle school in massachusetts are now under fire after students that had negative balances on the prepaid lunch cards, they were told basically got to go hungry. about 25 children they left the lunchroom hungry after the cafeteria employees ordered them to throw out their lunches after discovering that the kids could not pay for them. so school officials and the company that operates the cafeteria are blaming lunch room workers for making the call. a mom owed just one dollar on her son's card. >> this is bullying. that's neglect. child abuse. he was mortified. all his friends were staring at him because he couldn't have a lunch. >> so what's supposed to happen here? students are supposed to receive a grilled cheese and sandwich along with fruit, veggies and milk when the lunch card dips into the red. in colorado, police have
arrested one of two white supremacists that they have been searching for in connection with the killing of the state's prison chief tom clements. james lore was taken into custody in colorado springs. police say he is linked to evan ebel, the man suspected of killing clements. he was shot down when he opened the front door at his house last month. in an exclusive interview, his widow and daughters talked to cnn about how they would like him to be remembered. >> we'd like people to see how he lived his life and that that is so much more important than how he died. that he lived his life with such passion and such compassion for other people. >> all that happened was just unmentionable darkness. but i trust that